climate change

Pollution
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December 17, 2018 - 10:20 am
Analysis by John Sutter, CNN (CNN) -- Hidden in the 133-page document agreed upon at the UN climate change talks was a compromise that many consider an infuriating distraction. The countries of the world agreed to welcome the fact that a scientific report on the state of global warming had been...
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Dreamstime
Rasa Kaye
December 13, 2018 - 2:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — “Being a responsible dad always meant protecting our families from harm. The coming droughts, storms, floods and spreading diseases are about to make our jobs way more difficult.” That dire warning at Climate Dads’ website belies the sunny affability of the...
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Youth and indigenous groups protest against fossil fuels during US-hosted event at the UN climate talks in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, as the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference takes place in the city.
AP Photo/Frank Jordans
December 10, 2018 - 5:50 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Protesters disrupted a U.S. government event at United Nations climate talks Monday, criticizing the Trump administration's policy of backing the extraction of fossil fuels that contribute to global warming. About 100 people from groups representing indigenous peoples and...
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The year 2018 will go down as one of the worst in decades for Pennsylvania farmers.
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Paul Kurtz
December 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
PERKASIE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The year 2018 will go down as one of the worst in decades for Pennsylvania farmers. Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf issued a disaster declaration for 14 counties, making them eligible for federal disaster relief, and there may be more to come. Tom Murtha is still tabulating...
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Renewable and fossil-fuel energy is produced when wind generators are seen in front of a coal fired power plant near Jackerath, Germany, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.
AP Photo/Martin Meissner
December 09, 2018 - 6:28 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — A diplomatic standoff over a single word could set the stage for a bigger showdown during the second half of this year's U.N. climate summit. Negotiators took time out Sunday to rest after the first week of talks ended on a sour note the previous night, when the United...
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Andrew Wheeler, the former coal lobbyist who is now acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was a "driving force" behind the agenda of Sen. James Inhofe, who called climate change a "hoax," according to people familiar with Wheeler's
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December 03, 2018 - 9:51 pm
By Scott Bronstein, Drew Griffin and Collette Richards, CNN (CNN) -- Andrew Wheeler, the former coal lobbyist who is now acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was a "driving force" behind the agenda of Sen. James Inhofe, who called climate change a "hoax," according to people...
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Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivers a speech during the opening of COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski
December 03, 2018 - 4:13 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he wishes he could travel back in time like the cyborg he played in "The Terminator" so he could stop fossil fuels from being used. "If we would've never started in that direction and used other technology, we'd be much better off," the actor and...
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Demonstrators hold signs and wave flags as they march in the main EU quarter during a 'Claim the Climate' march in Brussels, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.
AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert
December 02, 2018 - 3:08 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Negotiators from around the world began two weeks of talks on curbing climate change Sunday, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Envoys from almost 200 nations...
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artist-activist Diane Burko
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Rasa Kaye
November 27, 2018 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia artist-activist Diane Burko works at the intersection of art and the environment. She calls herself an artist with a conscience, and while she’s not trying to reinvent landscape painting, she is hoping to make you appreciate the glories of nature she...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Mississippi for rallies.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
November 26, 2018 - 8:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a central conclusion of a dire report on the economic costs of climate change released by his own administration. But economists said the National Climate Assessment's warning of hundreds of billions of dollars a year in global warming...
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